Cost of rearing 100 broilers in Kenya

The cost of rearing 100 broilers in Kenya can vary depending on several factors such as the breed of the birds, feed costs, housing costs, labor costs, and any other miscellaneous expenses. On average, it is estimated that the cost of rearing 100 broilers in Kenya can range from KES 50,000 to KES 100,000 or more.

  • Housing and equipment costs:
    • Brooder or chick box
    • Feeders and drinkers
    • Lighting and heating
    • Ventilation systems
    • Security measures
  • Feed costs:
    • Starter feed
    • Grower feed
    • Finisher feed
    • Supplements and vitamins
  • Labor costs:
    • Feeding and watering
    • Cleaning and disinfecting
    • Monitoring bird health and growth
    • Record keeping and management
  • Miscellaneous costs:
    • Electricity and fuel for heating and lighting
    • Medicine and veterinary services
    • Marketing and transportation
    • Insurance and contingency expenses.
Equipment for broiler chickens

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